Nothing like a big change! Bella now has baby brother, puppy Rudy. We're getting very little sleep, struggling with house breaking him, but on the flip side, Bella is finally softening and has started playing with him. Our cat, Henry, stares at Rudy and won't fight back when Rudy playfully flips him over. Sound like chaos? Oh, yes it is! Good thing he's so cute. 



Take a look at the new article about Bella in The New London Day:


(Sorry this is so long, just put it in your browser and you'll see the article!)

Please email me and we'll set up a time to talk. 


AARP FREE WEBINAR, "“Joy Unleashed: Lessons a Dog Taught an Unemployed Baby Boomer". You might not be able to teach an old dog new tricks but, if you’re a job seeker, you might be surprised what lessons you can learn from a puppy! Don’t miss our free webinar. Register & attend and you’ll get a free e-book from Career Coach Jean Baur:​

Southern CT State University, July 31, 2017, 11-12, New Haven, CT. Jean and Bella will be speaking to a class on healing, education, laughter and play. 

CT Author's Trail, Stonington Public Library, August 17, 2017, 5:30 PM, Stonington, CT. Get your passport stamped as part of this state-wide program and hear Jean speak about her book. Bella will be there and loves treats. Free and open to the public. Call 860-535-0658.​​

Milford Hospital Auxilary, September 16, 2917, 11-12, Mill River Country Club, Stratford, CT. Jean will speak about her book, and why volunteering is a wonderful way to connect and give back. Bella will be there, too. Call 203-647-6654. This is a fundraiser and tickets, $50, include lunch. 

PALA (PA Assisted Living Association), October 10, 2017, 10:30AM-Noon, Lancaster, PA. Jean and Bella have been invited back to PALA to share their story and lessons from the book. Members only.



PetSmart, June 24, 2017, 12-2PM, Westerly, RI

Waterford Public Library, June 3, 2017, 2-3:30PM, Waterford, CT.

SE CT Senior Network, May 10, 2017, 8-9:30AM, Crescent Point, Niantic, CT.

Fisher's Island Public School, NY, March 31, 2017.

Stonington High School, March 22, 2017, 9:30-10:45AM, Stonington, CT

Old Lyme Book Club, March 23, 2017, Old Lyme, CT. 

Welles-Turner Memorial Library, February 5, 2017, 2-3PM, Glastonbury, CT.

Ridgewood Public Library, Ridgewood, NJ, January 30, 2017, 7PM

Elm Street Books, New Canaan, CT, December 31, 12-2PM. 

The Elms, Westerly, RI, December 10, 2016, 11-12PM.

Bank Square Books, Mystic, CT, Sunday, Dec. 4, 1-3PM, 

Stonington Farmers Market, Stonington, CT, December 3, 10-1PM

Newtown Bookstop, Newtown, PA, November 19, 2016, 2PM.

Guilford Public LIbrary, Nov. 9, 2016, 7PM.

​Groton Public Library's Annual Authors' Festival, November 5, 2016, 12-3PM.

Academy Point, Mystic, CT. September 10, 4-5PM

Savoy Bookstore, Westerly, RI, September 14, 6PM.

Mystic-Noank Library, Mystic, CT, September  20, 7PM.

Connecticut College, October 7, 11-12PM.

Stonington Free Library, October 20, 2016, 5PM.